Tag: South Korea

Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A statue of Korean martyr St. Andrew Kim stood next to the lectern at Holy Childhood in St. Paul for the first time during a Sunday Mass May 6. It signaled a significant change underway in the Como neighborhood: the pioneering of a unique relationship between Holy Childhood and St. Andrew Kim parishes, the latter of which serves the Korean Catholic community in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided Koreas poised to meet for a historic summit just inside South Korean territory April 27.

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Pope says unified Korean team at Olympics offers hope for peace

Pope says unified Korean team at Olympics offers hope for peace

| Carol Glatz | February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The presence of a unified delegation and team for North and South Korea at this year’s Olympic Games gives people hope for a world dedicated to peace through dialogue and respect, Pope Francis said.

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South Korean bishop hopes Winter Olympics are steppingstone to peace

South Korean bishop hopes Winter Olympics are steppingstone to peace

| January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

A South Korean bishop wants the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to be a steppingstone for achieving peace in the region, reported ucanews.com.

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South Korean Catholics pray for Olympics as tensions build in North

South Korean Catholics pray for Olympics as tensions build in North

| Alastair Wanklyn | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parishes in the South Korean province that will host the 2018 Winter Olympics are praying for the event’s success as tensions increase between Washington and Pyongyang, a spokesman for South Korea’s Diocese of Chuncheon told Catholic News Service.

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Catholics call for unity after court upholds removal of Park Geun-hye

Catholics call for unity after court upholds removal of Park Geun-hye

| Simone Orendain | March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics in South Korea called for unity following a unanimous ruling March 10 by the Constitutional Court to uphold the impeachment of now-former President Park Geun-hye.

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